Antonio Banderas is slightly bemused by the juxtaposition of the two films he has in theaters this fall 2011 season. On the one hand, he's the silver-tongued voice of Puss, that debonair, swashbuckling cat from the "Shrek" animated franchise, now starring in his own "Puss in Boots" feature film. That one's burning up the American box office and making families laugh together in delight. That's his current ying; the yang is a 180-degree flip from that.
For he can also be seen right now starring in the sick tale of a twisted surgeon and his unwilling victim in "The Skin I Live In." That's the handsome Spanish actor's latest collaboration with fellow countryman Pedro Almodovar, the Oscar-winning writer-director of "Talk to Her," "Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown," and "Volver." Playing in limited art-house release in the U.S., Banderas' performance in "The Skin I Live In" isRead More »from Antonio Banderas: The King of Cats